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  1. Masters With Open University
    Anyone here planning to do an MSc starting this October? Sent from my iPad using
    Feb 14, '14
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  2. Never before have I been so disrespected by co-workers in the workplace
    it made me laugh kindles/tablets come up with funnies
    Nov 1, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Reprimanded for reporting medication errors and so much more
    Don't you have a social media policy? Read it please.
    Oct 30, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  4. ICU fears!
    Two years experience is a good start for ICU. Make sure that you get a mentor. There are national ICU competences, PDN assists our new nurses with theirs. Hope you enjoy ICU x Sent from my iPad...
    Jun 2, '13
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  5. RN's forced to do CNA work
    All of the above, plus put the rubbish out and clean the floor (itu sister) Sent from my iPad using
    Oct 1, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. Shocking story of the day
    I work in the Uk and our ICU uses steel needles to draw up meds.
    Jun 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Help, failed out of a nursing program last week
    That is really good advice
    May 17, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  8. Florence Nightingale
    What about Mary Seacole? Mary Seacole - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia or Edith Cavell or there others here 25 Most Famous Nurses in History | Nurseblogger
    May 17, '12
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  9. Survey: Impact of Design of hospitals on nurses
    Rumour has it that the new build section of our hospital has been designed so that it could be turned into a shopping centre. I went over to the shiny new section and for once rumour might be...
    Apr 19, '12
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  10. Survey: Impact of Design of hospitals on nurses
    Apr 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  11. Learning a Second Language Through Nursing
    i work in the black country and it has a slang all of it's own, and i've never had a patient ask to have a slash. people have said that they 'need to go to ground' which was totally confusing when i...
    Mar 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Finally did it
    Had an interview today for an ITU band 6 and much to my surprise...cracked it! Am happy happy happy x
    Mar 27, '12
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  13. Food for Thought....
    I seem to remember reading that in either the Sunday Post or the People's Friend - both Scottish publications - many years ago
    Feb 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Do they check to see if you have your BSN/Masters degree ?
    We did have somebody working in our department who kept bragging about her Bsc (BSN) but was very evasive as to where/when etc. Having worked with her, I've often wondered if her qualifications were...
    Feb 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Swearing: hugely unprofessional, mildly irritating or a normal part of speech.
    I went for a job interview yesterday and was waiting to be seen. First thing I heard was the support working shrieking the length of the unit, at the top of her voice 'bloody hell, we forgot to give...
    Feb 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. How long did you stay at your 1st job?
    I've moved about within the same hospital so have had two jobs there in the 13 years since I qualified
    Jan 10, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  17. literacy and numeracy test for band 6 job
    I'd never heard of it either, my Trust don't even use them for newly qualified staff, never mind for band 6. Still it will be a chance to go down there and see what the unit is like.
    Dec 4, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  18. You know it's gonna be a bad day at the home when
    I would like to write something amusing but it always makes me feel sad...when the previously disinterested family members all show up when it's clear the end is near, then there is the mad dash to...
    Dec 4, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  19. literacy and numeracy test for band 6 job
    I've finally taken the plunge and applied for a job in a different Trust as a band 6. Had an email yesterday stating that I will need to take a literacy and numeracy test next week and if successful...
    Dec 1, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  20. Woman found fused to recliner in home
    a leg bucket is something we used to use when i worked on a vascular ward. please remember this was years ago before anybody flames me for infection control issues etc, but here goes... you...
    Nov 12, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  21. Woman found fused to recliner in home
    I remember the patient who came in like that and we couldn't get the boots off his feet. Somebody had a bright idea and got out the leg bucket (don't ask!) some time later the leg was lifted out and...
    Nov 10, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  22. Use restraints much?
    We have to complete a Mental Capacity Assessment if considering the use of mits. That is the only physical restraint I've ever seen used. Those are very rarely used and are a last resort.
    Nov 9, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  23. Whats your best nursing ghost story?
    Not a thing which is unusual
    Nov 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Whats your best nursing ghost story?
    Ok, so it's All Hallows Eve and I'm working the night shift and so far so good, nothing seen so far :sofahider
    Oct 31, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Whats your best nursing ghost story?
    Has anyone heard repetitive knocking at a door and there is nobody there?
    Oct 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion